Toronto residents protest CNE air show


Did someone call the fun police? A small group of gathered at Trinity Bellwoods Park yesterday to protest the CNE's air show.

They said the antiquated event pollutes the environment, disturbs residents and promotes symbols of militarism, according to the Toronto Star. "So often the argument people use for keeping the air show alive is: "'It's tradition.' We think it's an outdated tradition," one protestor said. "We hate that there are these war planes flying over Toronto neighbourhoods."

The protesters claim that there is growing intolerance in Toronto for the show, while the comment thread on our photo roundup of the event reveals mixed opinions. What do you think?


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